The Arts: On-Site and On-Line Project at BAM/PFA
On-Site and On-Line
How can site-based arts organizations - museums and performing arts presenters - best employ new technologies and the Internet to engage K-12 students in learning and experiencing the Arts?
This web site contains a list of the "promising practices" for using the Internet to foster improved education and collaboration between arts organizations and schools. The information and recommendations contained here may be useful for: K-12 teachers when looking for educational resources on the Internet;
museums and arts organizations when creating educational electronic resources; performing arts institutions, museums, and K-12 schools when planning collaborative educational projects that will make use of technology and the Internet; and the larger community of individuals and organizations wishing to make effective use of electronic educational materials.
- Project Abstract
A brief project description and list of goals.
- Full Project Description
A complete project description: Including collaborating school districts and arts organizations, pilot project needs, goals, and intended case studies for review by project members.
- Criteria List and Recommendations
The main product of this research: A concise check list of recommendations for improved design of electronic on-line educational materials.
- Case Studies
A list of six case studies (Internet and CD-ROM) of museum and performing arts-based educational resources, with summary points made by project members concerning strengths, weaknesses, and "promising practice" characteristics.
- Meeting Minutes
A detailed account of eight monthly Arts: On-Site & On-Line meetings (Sept. 1997 - May 1998), including general discussion points.
- Project Participants
A list of Arts: On-Site & On-Line Project participants (K-12 teachers and UC Berkeley staff), including E-mail and contact information.
- Final Project Report Narrative
This narrative includes: A Project Summary, a list of Programmatic Changes that occurred during the pilot, Products and Resources that were created, Lessons Learned and Recommendations for project improvement--feedback from participants, and participant suggestions for the Next Steps the Arts: On-Site & On-Line Project could take.